The Brain's Hidden Rationale Behind Our Irrational Behavior
Compelling, research-based explanations provide answers to perplexing questions like these and help unravel the mysterious workings of the brain’s internal system of reasoning, from its unconscious depths to conscious decision making. The author, whose irresistible passion for neurology shines through on every page, explores the patterns that the brain uses to interpret the world, and then offers explanations of issues ranging from contagious yawning to the secrets of ticklishness. What results is an insightful look into how our conscious and unconscious systems work in parallel to guide our behavior. An appendix includes maps of the brain.
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